BSc in Environmental Science

General

Program Description

The B.S. in Environmental Science program strives to address the many interactions between the environment and its components, including the impact of human activities on the environment and how the environment affects humans. Environmental Science gets to the heart of environmental issues in terms of understanding the science behind them as well as in developing scientifically sound solutions.

The Environmental Science program promotes the development of problem-solving skills, a broad and solid scientific knowledge base in many scientific areas such as geology, hydrology, biology, chemistry, and physics, as well as environmental policy.

Program Benefits

This program teaches effective team collaboration because the understanding of and solutions to environmental issues often involve expertise in a variety of areas. Team skills, including leadership abilities, are vital to the environmental scientist.

Career Opportunities

The B.S. in Environmental Science prepares you for careers in:

  • Industry
  • Governmental regulatory agencies
  • Environmental consulting firms
  • Graduate study in Environmental Science or related fields

Minors

  • Physics
Last updated Jun 2020

About the School

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